Published: New York : Free Press, 2008 Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed Description: 276 p. ; 23 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9781416562597, 1416562591, Language: English
Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life -- having nothing but his own wits to help him along
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